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politics jumped the shark. when comedy central stephen colbert came to testify before congress about the plight of migrant farm workers, he did so in character as a right wing, blow hard cable anchor. it's not clear whose reputation took a bigger hit today, congress' or colbert's. >> as we've heard this morning, america's farms are far too dependent on immigrant labor to pick our fruits and vegetables. the obvious answer is to stop eating fruits and vegetables and if you look at the recent obesity statistics you'll see that many americans have already started. >> it didn't stop at capitol hill. her ay reid and sharron angle supporters broke out into a full on brawl at a local christian school. politics gone mad at the top of the show. not in the "sideshow." plus, the republican pledge to america. what does it really mean? some on the right say it's pablam to change votes and change nothing. some on the left say it's nothing more than a smokescreen to disguise radical ideas. and the comeback kid with another comeback. bill clinton may be the go-to guy president obama needs to save him
stewart who are probably progressives and probably young, but not everybody. stephen colbert is staging an opposing march. >> you may be asking -- you may be asking yourself right now, but am i the right type to have person to go to this rally. the fact that you would even stop to ask yourself that question as opposed to just let's say jumping up, grabbing the nearest stack of burnable holy books, strapping on the diaper and pointing your car towards d.c., that means you just might be right for it. >> you're going get a three-day jump on this. he was a guest on colbert last night. willie geist -- there you are. you guys are stars of the new, hip culture, i understand. lawrence, are you going and then i'm going to ask willie, are you going and then i'm going to ask why. is it dangerous to take on glenn beck on a national, holy turf like this? >> oh, it's fantastic. i hope msnbc does wall to wall coverage of it every hour of the day that day. these guys are great. they really, you know, find the vulnerability points in all of our politician. they find exactly where the joke is and look, i
a lot of jon stewart and stephen colbert you know to save harry reid's political life. >> oh yeah i don't think so either. >> that's not what they doe. >> here's a question. >> to vote for brahmarack obama. >> excuse me, they're putting their butts on the line, too. you know what's going to happen. that picture on the mall and you're going to do the visual because you can argue about crowd estimates and all that you want. if that mall ain't covered at least along the reflecting pool the right wing will be going crazy with visuals, trashing these guys, lawrence. for a bad day. >> and if they do, that will play perfectly into comedy central's design. if the right wing or fox news wants to take this event seriously and if glenn beck wants to take it seriously as a you know a challenge to his domination, then great. that is exactly what jon stewart and stephen colbert are hoping for. that that side of the world will take this stuff very seriously. you know, they know where the joke is. if that side of the world doesn't get it that's fine with them. >> jon shown some samples of the signs. he
at stephen colbert on capitol hill. here he is, they invited him in. they think it's a comedy club now. here he is, steve colbert. >> we all know there was a long tradition of great nations imparting foreign workers to do their farm work. after all, it was the ancient israelites who built the pyramids. but this is america, i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican, i want it picked by an american, then sliced by a guatemalan. >> food for you to think about. p.j. o'rourke. your book is -- >> as if there weren't enough clowns in congress. >> p.j., thank you, buddy. when we return, let me finish with some thoughts about what president obama told "rolling stone" magazine. you're watching "hardball" only on msnbc. >>> let me finish tonight with some hope for progressives. there's a decent chance this next month that democrats can snare victory from the teeth of disaster. never doubt that disaster looms. if the young voters have something better to do tuesday, november 2nd, the progressive activists become passive, if the democrats fail to embrace the independents, catastrophe looms. the senate an
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